Website Admins

JoAnn Craten – Director of Website Management
JoAnnJoAnn lives in Idaho with her wonderful husband, Paul, and their two adult children, Sarah and Paulie. They have been married for over 27 years and started out their married life together outside Chicago, Illinois. She is a Christian, former homeschooling mom, who works from home. She has enjoyed over 14 years of homeschooling with all the ups and downs that go along with that journey. Both of her children have now graduated from homeschooling and have moved on to their respective jobs and lives. JoAnn enjoys many hobbies including crocheting, photography, cross-stitch, card making, website design, and blogging, to name a few. She owns Watered Garden Creations, where she provides website support and management for business owners. She’s been working for TOS since February 2013, and enjoys her work here at TOS and all the wonderful people she works with. She is thankful to work for such a wonderful company that puts the Lord first in all they do.

Bryan Hembree- Website Support Assistant
Bryan met his wife, Jessica, during his service in the US Air Force stationed in Montana. They now live with their three children in his home state of Georgia. Bryan works full time as a store manager. He is a trustee and worship leader at their church, as well as managing the sound, live streaming and website for the church. In his free time, Bryan’s hobbies include woodworking, archery, and firearms. His wife has been homeschooling their children for several years and the family is incredibly involved in their local homeschooling community. He is excited for the opportunity to work with TOS!

Jennie Woelpern – Store Manager & Technology Support Assistant
Jennie is a homeschooling work at home mom, who has a slight obsession with books, sunsets, and coffee! She enjoys blogging and sharing about her journey of faith, grace through Christ, homeschooling, and of course books!! Her husband is a Railroad Engineer, so they have done a bit of moving around, but thankful to now be settled in the south in Tennessee. I am blessed to be a part of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine team!!


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